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Atlas of Muscle Innervation Zones

Understanding Surface Electromyography and Its Applications

Authors: Barbero, Marco, Merletti, Roberto, Rainoldi, Alberto

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  • Includes detailed information on EMG imaging techniques
  • Explains how to avoid common errors
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Invasive electromyography is a well-established diagnostic tool that has been used for decades by neurologists. Recently, new and alternative devices have increasingly become available that permit diagnosis without the use of needles. This developing area of science and the new tools have not, however, been sufficiently investigated in academic training. Consequently a gap exists between what science is making possible and the competence acquired during graduate studies. This handy volume has the aim of filling this gap by providing the information required by medical practitioners in rehabilitation, sports, and occupational health as well as by rehabilitation therapists, ergonomists, and sport coaches. The techniques that are presented and explained will help in monitoring and recording changes, evaluating the effectiveness of treatments and training, evaluating work stations, and preventing and documenting the evolution of occupational disorders of the neuromuscular system.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction and Applications of Surface EMG

    Pages 3-6

    Barbero, Marco (et al.)

  • Basic Concepts Concerning Fields and Potential Distributions of Stationary and Moving Point Sources

    Pages 7-20

    Barbero, Marco (et al.)

  • Generation, Propagation, and Extinction of Single-Fiber and Motor Unit Action Potentials

    Pages 21-38

    Barbero, Marco (et al.)

  • EMG Imaging: Geometry and Anatomy of the Electrode-Muscle System

    Pages 39-47

    Barbero, Marco (et al.)

  • Features of the Single-Channel sEMG Signal

    Pages 49-59

    Barbero, Marco (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Atlas of Muscle Innervation Zones
Book Subtitle
Understanding Surface Electromyography and Its Applications
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Mailand
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Italia Srl
eBook ISBN
978-88-470-2463-2
DOI
10.1007/978-88-470-2463-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-88-470-2462-5
Softcover ISBN
978-88-470-5828-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 142
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